"Attack Attack Attack. Buy War Bonds" Vintage WWII Poster by Ferdinand Warren, 1942

Offered is a dynamic WWII poster by Ferdinand Warren entitled "Attack Attack Attack, Buy War Bonds." The propaganda poster was issued by the U.S. Government Printing Office in 1942. It features a patriotic image of soldiers charging a battalion surrounded by fighter planes above. The poster was designed in the hopes to inspire American civilians to join the war cause. The call to action at bottom encourages onlookers to give needed financial backing for their country and military. The deep green tones against the white lettering provides a stark contrast, and all original coloring on this vintage poster are intact.

Ferdinand Warren (1899-1981) was an American artist known for his figurative and still-life paintings. He attended the Kansas City Art Institute and later became well established for creating war bond posters for the U.S. government. After WWII, he continued his career as a commercial artist, working primarily in oil paints.

CONDITION:

Overall very good condition, with no severe wear visible. Some light surface abrasions at top and slight discoloration. Framed according to conservation standards in a custom wooden frame.

Framed dimensions: 29 1/2" H x 23 1/2" W x 2" D.




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